Tag Archive | "Malaysiakini"

Malaysia’s pursuit of anarchy

Malaysia’s pursuit of anarchy

What do the recent attacks on Malaysiakini, the Federal Court, Teresa Kok and Comango tell us about what is going on in Malaysia? And how do we know that these attacks constitute an attempt at nurturing anarchy in the country?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in ColumnsComments (1)

Is the online media lopsided?

Is the online media lopsided?

THE online media in Malaysia continues to be attacked, monitored and threatened purportedly because of its pro-opposition, anti-government stance. But is the online media’s reporting as biased and lopsided as the BN and its allies make it out to be?

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Posted in CommentaryComments (9)

Looking beyond the Chua-Lim debate

Looking beyond the Chua-Lim debate

MUCH has been said about the 8 July debate between DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng and MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek. The debate, titled “Whose policies benefit the country more?”, drew conflicting responses. For example, theSun reported that “Lim went on the offensive”, while Malaysiakini said it was Chua who took […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in ColumnsComments Off on Looking beyond the Chua-Lim debate

Squaring Najib’s statements on “pendatang” and the Malay agenda

Squaring Najib’s statements on “pendatang” and the Malay agenda

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak recently told Chinese Malaysians they are “citizens with full rights” and that those who call them pendatang are “lunatics”. But how do Chinese Malaysians having “full rights” accord with the “Malay agenda” that Najib also claims to champion? To what threat is Najib referring when he warns Malay Malaysians that they may become squatters in their own land? And what has Najib said previously about organisations such as Perkasa that have openly chastised Chinese Malaysians for being ungrateful to the Umno-led government?

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Posted in Found in QuotationComments (1)

Premesh Chandran: We lack a common future

Premesh Chandran: We lack a common future

PREMESH Chandran laughs when asked if he ever imagined Malaysiakini would become what it is today: the award-winning and leading online media in Malaysia that reaches over 300,000 readers per day in English, Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil. “It grew to be something much bigger than what we expected it to be,” the news portal’s […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Posted in Found in MalaysiaComments (3)

BN and the internet: Suppression or engagement?

BN and the internet: Suppression or engagement?

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak recently said the government would not suppress cyberspace but instead engage this global change. But how do we square his remarks with the government’s plans to extend the PPPA’s reach online, and their other verbal attacks on internet expression?

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Posted in Found in QuotationComments (5)

  • The Nut Graph

 

Switch to our mobile site